The 30 Greatest Dutchmen

In 2004, broadcasting company KRO made a show about the 100 greatest Dutchmen (and Dutchwomen) of all time. Can you name the top 30?
The winner won due to his assassination, some call it "embarrassing"
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Last updated: September 9, 2018
First submittedMarch 2, 2018
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What they did / were
Dutchman / Dutchwoman
1
Politician assassinated during the 2002 election campaign
Pim Fortuyn
2
"the father of the fatherland", main lader against the Habsburgs
William of Orange
3
Prime Minister after World War II who rebuilt the country (modern welfare state)
Willem Drees
4
the Father of Microbiology
Antonie van Leeuwenhoek
5
Renaissance humanist and social critic
Desiderius Erasmus
6
Total Football
Johan Cruyff
7
Dutch admiral nicknamed Bestevaêr (grandfather), Raid on the Medway
Michiel de Ruyter
8
WWII diarist
Anne Frank
9
Painter of the Night Watch
Rembrandt van Rijn
10
Painter who cut his ear off
Vincent van Gogh
11
Women's suffrage activist and first female physician in the Netherlands
Aletta Jacobs
12
Astronomer and major figure in the scientific revolution, discovered Titan
Christiaan Huygens
13
Great Dutch writer, Jip and Janneke
Annie M.G. Schmidt
14
Queen, 1948-1980
Queen Juliana
15
Important figure in the creation of the Constitution
Johan Rudolf Thorbecke
16
Well-known officer in The Salvation Army
Alida Bosshardt
17
Co-founder and CEO of a large Dutch technology company
Anton Philips
18
Businessman, famous Dutch brewing company
Freddy Heineken
19
Resistance fighter, the girl with the red hair
Hannie Schaft
20
Queen, 1890-1948
Queen Wilhelmina
21
Enlightened critic of the Bible during the Dutch Golden Age
Baruch de Spinoza
22
Comedian, one of the "Great Three" of Dutch cabaret
Toon Hermans
23
Husband of former Queen Beatrix
Prince Claus
24
Executed statesman who played an important role
in the struggle for independence from Spain
Johan van Oldenbarnevelt
25
Former striker, did manage the Netherlands national football team
Marco van Basten
26
Admiral and privateer, "silver fleet"
Piet Pieterszoon Hein
27
Prime Minister 1973-1977, polarizing
Joop den Uyl
28
Mill builder and hydraulic engineer
Jan Adriaenszoon Leeghwater
29
"the Flying Housewife" who won four gold medals at the Olympic Games 1948
Fanny Blankers-Koen
30
Dutch comedy duo
van Kooten en de Bie
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Level 39
Mar 4, 2018
Queen Juliana abdicated in 1980, not in 1990
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Level 72
Mar 5, 2018
Fixed.